Nops MacLeay 1839, MacLeay, 1839

Dupérré, Nadine, 2014, Three new species of Caponiid spiders from Ecuador (Araneae, Caponiidae), Zootaxa 3838 (4), pp. 462-474: 464

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scientific name

Nops MacLeay 1839
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Nops MacLeay 1839  

Composition. N. anisitsi Strand 1909   , N. ariguanabo Alayón 1986   , N. bellulus Chamberlin 1916   , N. blandus ( Bryant 1942)   , N. branicki ( Taczanowski 1874)   , N. cesari   n. sp., N. coccineus Simon 1891   , N. craneae Chickering 1967   , N. enae Sánchez-Ruiz 2004   , N. ernestoi Sánchez-Ruiz 2005   , N. farhati Prosen 1949   , N. flutillus Chickering 1967   , N. gertschi Chickering 1967   , N. guanabacoae MacLeay 1839   , N. largus Chickering 1967   , N. maculatus Simon 1893   , N. mathani Simon 1893   , N. meridionalis Keyserling 1891   , N. nitidus Simon 1907   , N. proseni Birabén 1954   , N. quito   n. sp., N. siboney Sánchez-Ruiz 2004   , N. simla Chickering 1967   , N. sublaevis Simon 1893   , N. toballus Chickering 1967   , N. ursumus Chickering 1967   , N. variabilis Keyserling 1877   , N. virginicus Sánchez-Ruiz 2010   .

Diagnosis. Males and females of Nops   can be distinguished from other Nopinae as such: from Orthonops   and Tarsonops   by the elongated and reflexed unpaired claw I ( Fig. 18 View FIGURES 17 – 22 ); from Nopsides   by the presence of only two eyes ( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 ); from Nyetnops   and Cubanops   by an unpatterned carapace ( Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 ).

Distribution. Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, St. Vincent, Trinidad, Curaçao, Bonaire, Panama, French Guiana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, Paraguay and Argentina.